Category Archives: Child Custody
Parental Rights In Texas: Understanding The Terms “Conservatorship,” “Possession,” And “Access”
Are you a parent going through a divorce or a separation in Galveston? It is normal to feel stressed out. Nothing should come between you and your relationship with your children. You may have a lot of questions about custody and visitation. Technically, Texas does not actually use these terms in an official legal… Read More »
Parenting Plan Provisions In Texas: No Alcohol Before And During Parenting Time
Alcohol abuse is a widespread problem. According to data cited by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), there are more than 14 million people nationwide with an alcohol disorder. For separated parents of young children and teenagers, alcohol abuse can be a thorny topic. In Texas, a no alcohol before and/or… Read More »
Four Things To Know About Parental Alienation In Texas
Nothing should come between you and your relationship with your kid(s). Certainly, you should not have to deal with a co-parent who is intentionally undermining that relationship. A person who knowingly and/or recklessly tries to turn a child against a parent may be responsible for parental alienation. There are remedies available for parental alienation… Read More »
How Is Child Custody Awarded After A Divorce In Houston, Texas?
For parents of young children, going through a divorce is especially complicated. There are many additional legal, emotional, and logistical issues that need to be worked out. You may be wondering: How is child custody determined in a divorce in Texas? The answer depends on a number of different factors that are specific to… Read More »
What If I Am concerned The Other Parent Will Seek A Modification?
In Texas, the term “conservatorship” is used to describe the concept of child custody. Once a custody arrangement is in place, parents in Galveston County have a legal duty to abide by it. That being said, changes are possible. Under Texas law (Texas Family Code § 156.101), a court may modify “an order that… Read More »
Four Tips To Help You Reach A Settlement In Your Child Custody Case
Ending a relationship is hard—especially if you have young children. Whether you are getting a divorce or separating, you and your former partner will need to work out an arrangement regarding child custody. Under Texas law (Tex. Fam. Code § 153.002), the best interest of the child should “always be the primary consideration” in… Read More »
Three Different Reasons Why A Texas Judge Will Modify A Child Custody Order/Agreement
Going through a child custody dispute is never easy. It can come as an enormous sense of relief when you finalized a custody order/custody agreement. Yet, in some ways, a custody case is never truly finalized until the child becomes an adult. In Texas, the terms of a custody order or custody agreement are… Read More »
What To Know About The Rights Of Non Custodial Parents In Texas
In Texas, the terms conservatorship and possession are used instead of custody and visitation. That being said, the general concepts are the same. Under Texas Family Code § 153.002, the best interests of a child will “always be the primary consideration” in determining conservatorship and possession. If you are the parent without primary physical… Read More »
Three Things Fathers Need To Know About The Child Custody Rights In Galveston County
Separated and divorced fathers face some unique challenges in the child custody and visitation process. You may have questions or concerns about your rights as a dad. At Lindamood & Robinson, P.C., we have extensive experience helping parents protect their rights and find solutions. In this article, our top-rated Galveston County child custody lawyers… Read More »
My Ex Will Not Follow the Child Custody Order in Houston: What are My Options?
For parents, there are few things more stressful than going through a custody dispute. When an agreement is finally reached or a legal order is entered, it can come with a great sense of relief. Unfortunately, it is not always the end of the process. You may end up dealing with a co-parent who… Read More »